Pachmarhi Hill Station located in the Satpura ranges. It is an idyllic hill station in Madhya Pradesh. Pachmarhi is about 210 kilometres from Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh. Pachmarhi is often called as the ‘Queen of Satpura’ . Situated at an altitude of 1,067 feet, Pachmarhi offers a variety of attractions ranging from ancient caves to beautiful monuments.
Places To Visit In Pachmarhi
Priyadarshini Point (Forsyth Point)
The most spectacular vision from this vantage point is that of the Handi Khoh ravine. One of the eye-catching sights from this vantage point is viewing the sunset, when the predominant peaks in the Satpura range presents a radiant and sizzling look in the setting sun against the amethyst backdrop of the sky.
A hill with deep gorges and steep, Mahadeo hill is regarded as a holy place over centuries. A cave on the eastern portion of this majestic hill presents beautiful cave paintings. Inside the cave is located a holy pond, where the devotees take a religious dip. The serene premises of this holy shrine will be crowded with millions of devotees on Mahashivaratri day.
Bee Falls (Jamuna Prapat)
Apsara Vihar (Fairy Pool)
A beautiful picnic spot which is ideal for children, as the pool is shallow and deepens only towards the base of the fall.
The highest point in the Satpura range, with a beautiful view of the surrounding ranges, it is a very popular spot for viewing the sunset.
Situated at an altitude of 1326 m, Chauragarh Peak presents beautiful scenes of dense forest, valleys and hills. Chauragarh is one of the famous pilgrim centers in Pachmarhi.On the top of the hill is situated a holy shrine of lord Mahadev.
Best Time to Visit Panchmarhi : April-July.
How To Reach Panchmarhi
By Air : The nearest airport is Bhopal (195 km), which is connected by regular flights to Delhi, Gwalior, Indore and Bombay.
By Train : Pipariya is the nearest railway station, which is 47 km away from Pachmarhi.Pipariya is on the Bombay-Howrah mainline via Allahabad, is the most convenient railhead. From Pipariya, there are frequent buses for Bhopal.
By Road: Pachmarhi is connected by regular bus services to Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Nagpur, Pipariya and Chindwara. M.P. Tourism as well private operators ply buses from Pachmarhi to the places listed above. Taxis can also be hired for this journey.
Hotels in Pachmarhi are well equipped with all the facilities and offer warm hospitality. You can stay in tourist bungalows, holiday homes, cottages and budget hotels.